Leelanau County
Village of Empire

The Village of Empire is currently seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Wastewater Study Update Task Force. Applications will be accepted through June 23rd. Applications may to sent to: deputyclerk@villageofempire.com or dropped off at the Village office at 11518 S. Lacore Rd. Please call 231-326-5466 with any questions. 

A blank application to serve on boards and committees can be found on the applications, forms and permits page. 

NOW HIRING Beach Ambassadors to work at Lake Michigan Beach Park!!
$15.75 per hour
Job Description
Blank Job Application


ACH Payment Authorization Form

Request for Proposals - Master Plan Update
The Village of Empire requests proposals from qualified professionals in the fields of planning, economic and community development, or related fields, to assist the Village of Empire Planning Commission in updating the Village of Empire Master Plan.

Notice of Intent to Update the Village of Empire Master Plan and Recreation Plan

In accordance with the Michigan Planning Enabling Act, Public Act 33 of 2008, as amended, this notice is being provided to citizens that the Village of Empire has initiated a process to comprehensively update the Village’s adopted Master Plan including the Recreation Plan.  The Planning Commission would ask for your cooperation and assistance in this process. Specifically, the Village Planning Commission would like to garner any thoughts, concerns, or issues citizens feel should be addressed in this effort. The Commission’s intent is that your input would allow for more cooperative public efforts in land use planning for the Village area.

2019 Master Plan

2019 Recreation Plan

Village of Empire Zoning Ordinance

Fee Schedule

Capital Improvement Plan FY 2024-29